Murder arrest made over man's death in Lincoln

Police car outside a house
Police were called to a house on Portland Street in Lincoln on 18 June [BBC]

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a 69-year-old man in Lincoln.

John Connolly was found dead inside a house on Portland Street when police were called shortly after 11:30 BST on 18 June.

A 26-year-old man is in custody. He has also been arrested on suspicion of shop theft and aggravated burglary.

Lincolnshire Police said it was continuing to investigate Mr Connolly's death.

Cordon surrounding a blue and white tent outside a house
Detectives have renewed their appeal for witnesses [BBC]

Underwater search teams were carrying out further inquiries in the Portland Street area on Monday, the force said.

Detectives have appealed for witnesses, and for anyone with information to report it online.

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